Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?  -     By: Jean Fritz
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Americans only hear of King George as the hated tyrant who raised our taxes on stamps and tea. Jean Fritz shows why exactly he decided to take the courses of action he did, showcasing his fastidious streak from late childhood onwards, his love of order, and his goals to be a good king. What to do when America rebelled and got out of order? Treat them like a father should-with firmness! Tomie dePaola's illustrations perfectly accompany Jean Fritz' engaging biography. 48 pages, softcover. Ages 9-12.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Putnam Juvenile
Dimensions: 9.20 X 7.00 X 0.15 (inches)
ISBN: 0698114027
ISBN-13: 9780698114029
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Ages: 7-11

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This entertaining volume sheds light on the life of England's King George III. It begins when he was a bashful boy who blushed easily, goes on to his early days as king, and finally examines his role in the American Revolution - when Americans ceased to think of him as good King George. Fascinating history made accessible for young readers.

Author Bio

"The question I am most often asked," Jean Fritz says, "is how do I find my ideas? The answer is: I don't. Ideas find me. A character in history will suddenly step right out of the past and demand a book. Generally people don't bother to speak to me unless there's a good chance that I'll take them on." Throughout almost four decades of writing about history, Jean Fritz has taken on plenty of people, starting with George Washington in The Cabin Faced West (1958). Since then, her refreshingly informal historical biographies for children have been widely acclaimed as "unconventional," "good-humored," "witty," "irrepressible," and "extraordinary."

In her role as biographer, Jean Fritz attempts to uncover the adventures and personalities behind each character she researches. "Once my character and I have reached an understanding," she explains, "then I begin the detective work--reading old books, old letters, old newspapers, and visiting the places where my subject lived. Often I turn up surprises and of course I pass these on." It is her penchant for making distant historical figures seem real that brings the characters to life and makes the biographies entertaining, informative, and filled with natural child appeal.

An original and lively thinker, as well as an inspiration to children and adults, Jean Fritz is undeniably a master of her craft. She was awarded the Regina Medal by the Catholic Library Association, presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award by the American Library Association for her "substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature," and honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, which was presented by the New York State Library Association for her body of work.

copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.

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